Colleges and Universities in Canyon

 

Number of Listings: 2


West Texas A&M University | School of Music

  • P.O. Box 60879, Canyon, TX 79016-0001
  • (806) 651-2840 (806) 651-2850
  • Robert Hansen, Director • Jessica Mallard, Dean
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1910
    • Undergraduate students: 200
    • Graduate students: 100
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 27
    • Part-time instructors: 4
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 11:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: 127
    • (within major: 80;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: no
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Amarillo Music Teachers Association Scholarship (varies); Amarillo Symphony Scholarship (varies); Archer Viola Scholarship (varies); Richard and Noreen Bales Music Scholarship (varies); Alton Wayne Bassett Music Scholarship (varies); J.D. Bayless Jr. Memorial Scholarship (varies); Janie Branch Endowed Music Scholarship (varies); Royal Brantley Vocal Scholarship (varies); Houston Bright Scholarship $1,000); Paula Britt Fine Arts Scholarship (varies); Cansler Ranch Scholarship ($500); Dr. Howard Andrew Chamblin Memorial Music Scholarship (varies); Billie Jeanne Hartness Davis Music Scholarship (varies); Directors Memorial Scholarship (varies); Martha Estes Music Therapy Scholarship (varies); David Fennell Memorial Scholarship ($200); First Chair Violin Student String Quarter Scholarship ($500); June and Dorothy Franks Piano Scholarship ($3,000); Garner Band and Orchestra Scholarship (varies); Mariellen Garner Band Scholarship (varies); Matilda Gaume Music Scholarship 1 and 2; Paula Jane Hill Memorial Scholarship ($400); Mary Jane Johnson Scholarship (varies); Kappa Kappa Psi Scholarship ($100); Betty Kilpatrick Kline Piano Scholarship ($500); Grace M. Krause Scholarship ($500); Robert J. Krause Honorary Scholarship (varies); Dr. David A. and Lucy S. LaBrie Vocal Scholarship (varies); McCulley-Porter Endowment Fund (varies); McEntrye-Haines Music Scholarship ($1,000: Dudley Moore Band Award ($1,000); Dr. Sue Park Music Scholarship ($500); Elsa Porter Applied Voice Scholarship (varies); Dr. Kenneth and Marion Porter Applied Piano & Applied Vocal Music Scholarship (varies); Asalie Key Price Vocal Scholarship (varies); David G. Ritter Trumpet Scholarship (varies); Hugh Sanders (varies); Gail and Helen Shannon Endowed Scholarship Fund (varies); Showcase Dinner Fund (varies); C.E. Strain Band Fund Scholarship ($500); and Tau Beta Sigma Scholarship ($100).
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Edward Kahler at (806) 651-2843
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: National Association of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • West Texas A&M University offers a Bachelor of Music in performance, composition, music therapy, music with elective studies in business, and all-level teaching certification. Graduate degrees include Master of Arts in Music and a Master of Music in performance.
  • Performance opportunities include band (Don Lefevre, Director, 806-651-2854), orchestra (Dr. Mark Bartley, Director, 806-651-2830), choral groups (Dr. Daniel Hall, Director, 806-651-2846), wind ensemble, jazz groups (Russ Teweleit, Director, 806-651-2863), percussion ensemble (Dr. Susan Martin Tariq, Director, 806-651-2838).
  • Performance facility is Northen Hall (550 seats). Donna Flatt, Secretary of Music Department, 806-651-2840.
  • Overall enrollment: 8,981
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $3,757.80
  • Genre: Classical


West Texas A&M University | Department of Music Therapy

  • P.O. Box 60879, Canyon, TX 79016
  • (806) 651-2840 (806) 651-2776
  • Dr. Edward Kahler, Director
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  • Music Department Statistics
    • Year department established: 1973
    • Undergraduate students: 30
    • Graduate students: 0
    • Doctoral students: 0
    • Full-time professors: 1
    • Part-time instructors: 0
    • Student-Teacher ratio: 10:1
    • Undergraduate degree hours needed: NA
    • (within major: NA;
    • within minor: NA)
    • Teaching certification: yes
    • Internship required: yes
    • Recording facility: no
    • Scholarships available: yes
  • Scholarships available include the Martha Estes Music Therapy Scholarship and President's Scholarships.
  • Scholarship coordinator and phone: Dr. Edward P. Kahler at (806) 651-2822
  • Accreditations/Affiliations: Affiliations: American Music Therapy Association • National Association of Schools of Music • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Music therapy, the language of the heart, combines the healing power of music with the skills of the music therapist to help restore mental and physical health. The Department of Music Therapy at West Texas A&M University is dedicated to training and preparing students to be talented, effective and productive members of the profession of music therapy. The program was established in 1973 with only a handful of students and has grown into a department with more than 45 students majoring in music therapy. The program presents students many opportunities to directly work with a variety of clients under the supervision of registered music therapists. Students graduate from WTAMU with a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy.
  • Performance facilities include the Northern Hall (seating capacity 500) and the Branding Iron Theatre (seating capacity 250), and the Fine Arts Complex Recital Hall (125 seating capacity).
  • Overall enrollment: 7,843
  • Typical undergraduate tuition: $7,100



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